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The 500 movies in this list have been selected by a combination of 10,000 Empire readers, 50 critics and 150 of Hollywood's finest.

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  1. 342 -

    The Gold Rush

    1925, in 29 top lists Check
  2. 135 -

    Duck Soup

    1933, in 23 top lists Check
  3. 297 -

    It Happened One Night

    1934, in 27 top lists Check
  4. 268 -

    The Lady Vanishes

    1938, in 14 top lists Check
  5. 255 -

    Ninotchka

    1939, in 17 top lists Check
  6. 104 -

    La règle du jeu

    1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 24 top lists Check
  7. 58 -

    His Girl Friday

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
  8. 246 -

    The Philadelphia Story

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
  9. 384 -

    The Shop Around the Corner

    1940, in 13 top lists Check
  10. 178 -

    Hellzapoppin'

    1941, in 6 top lists Check
  11. 359 -

    The Lady Eve

    1941, in 18 top lists Check
  12. 299 -

    The Palm Beach Story

    1942, in 13 top lists Check
  13. 424 -

    To Have and Have Not

    1944, in 15 top lists Check
  14. 434 -

    The Cat Concerto

    1947, in 4 top lists Check
  15. 479 -

    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    1947, in 1 top list Check
  16. 352 -

    Unfaithfully Yours

    1948, in 5 top lists Check
  17. 42 -

    Kind Hearts and Coronets

    1949, in 20 top lists Check
  18. 277 -

    On the Town

    1949, in 10 top lists Check
  19. 129 -

    Harvey

    1950, in 3 top lists Check
  20. 8 -

    Singin' in the Rain

    1952, in 33 top lists Check
  21. 261 -

    Roman Holiday

    1953, in 11 top lists Check
  22. 218 -

    Les vacances de Monsieur Hulot

    1953 — a.k.a. Mr. Hulot's Holiday, in 21 top lists Check
  23. 464 -

    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

    1954, in 8 top lists Check
  24. 321 -

    Funny Face

    1957, in 5 top lists Check
  25. 27 -

    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 33 top lists Check
  26. 12 -

    The Apartment

    1960, in 26 top lists Check
  27. 55 -

    La dolce vita

    1960 — a.k.a. La Dolce Vita, in 20 top lists Check
  28. 486 -

    Breakfast at Tiffany's

    1961, in 9 top lists Check
  29. 95 -

    Yôjinbô

    1961 — a.k.a. Yojimbo, in 18 top lists Check
  30. 26 -

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop...

    1964, in 32 top lists Check
  31. 410 -

    A Hard Day's Night

    1964, in 19 top lists Check
  32. 62 -

    The Graduate

    1967, in 27 top lists Check
  33. 429 -

    Diabolik

    1968 — a.k.a. Danger: Diabolik, in 3 top lists Check
  34. 181 -

    Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

    1970, in 3 top lists Check
  35. 65 -

    Harold and Maude

    1971, in 17 top lists Check
  36. 264 -

    American Graffiti

    1973, in 16 top lists Check
  37. 127 -

    The Sting

    1973, in 15 top lists Check
  38. 115 -

    Blazing Saddles

    1974, in 14 top lists Check
  39. 301 -

    Love and Death

    1975, in 4 top lists Check
  40. 381 -

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 21 top lists Check
  41. 146 -

    Shampoo

    1975, in 4 top lists Check
  42. 353 -

    Bugsy Malone

    1976, in 3 top lists Check
  43. 68 -

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 31 top lists Check
  44. 279 -

    National Lampoon's Animal House

    1978, in 9 top lists Check
  45. 160 -

    Being There

    1979, in 13 top lists Check
  46. 203 -

    Life of Brian

    1979 — a.k.a. Monty Python's Life of Brian, in 19 top lists Check
  47. 76 -

    Manhattan

    1979, in 17 top lists Check
  48. 368 -

    Airplane!

    1980, in 13 top lists Check
  49. 258 -

    The Blues Brothers

    1980, in 9 top lists Check
  50. 349 -

    Arthur

    1981, in 3 top lists Check
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